Selim Palmgren

Selim Palmgren Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    16th February 1878
  • Died
    13th December 1951
  • Birthplace
    Pori, Finland

Selim Gustaf Adolf Palmgren dubbed "The Finnish Chopin", was a Finnish composer, pianist, and conductor. Palmgren was born in Pori, Finland, February 16, 1878. He studied at the Conservatory in Helsinki from 1895 to 1899, then continued his piano studies in Berlin with Ansorge, Berger and Busoni. He conducted choral and orchestral societies in his own country and made several very successful concert tours as a pianist in the principal cities of Finland and Scandinavia, appearing also as a visiting conductor. In 1921, he went to the United States, where he taught composition at the Eastman School of Music, later returning to Finland.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Aria Aria / Arietta Piano
Barcarolle, Op.14 Barcarolle Piano
Piano Concerto No.2, Op.33 Concerto Piano and orchestra
Piano Concerto No.3, Op.41 Concerto Piano and orchestra
4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.43 Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
Compositions for Violin and Piano, Op.78 Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
24 Studies, Op.77 Etude Piano
Concert Etude Etude Piano
En Route, Op.9 Etude Piano
Gnistor Etude Piano
Studie Etude Piano
Fantasie, Op.6 Fantasy Piano
Gavotte et Musette Gavotte Piano
4 Impromptus, Op.63 Impromptu Piano
Impromptu and Scherzo, Op.10 Impromptu Piano
Intermezzo for the Left Hand Intermezzi Piano
Lyric Intermezzo, Op.8a Intermezzi Piano
Berceuse Lullaby/Berceuse Piano
Drömvisa Lullaby/Berceuse Piano
Exotisk Marsch, Op.46 March Piano